Historical Scenes and Events

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Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of Huguenots (Protestants), forbidden to practise their religion in France, holding a secret…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of an Assyrian statue, excavated at Nimrud/Kalhu (Nineveh), being winched up a ramp…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of Islington, London, in 1780, when it was a small rural town. Sheep…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of experimental trials of the Fairlie steam locomotive, 1869: Fairlie's design was a…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of the railway disaster at Thorpe, Norfolk in 1874. Rescuers are carrying casualties…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a court martial. A naval captain has just been acquitted; an admiral…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of the building of new Westminster Bridge, 1855: illumined by an innovative electric…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of many police escorting a large number of coal miners to court after…

Victorian picture showing the raising of the standard (flag) of the Young Pretender (Bonnie Prince Charlie) at Glenfinnan (1745).

Victorian picture showing Alfred the Great (849-899) burning the cakes.

Victorian picture showing a peasant family in their primitive dwelling during the Irish potato famine.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of the day saloon in Queen Victoria's royal train.

Victorian illustration to download showing a portrait of Lord Raglan (1788-1855) on horseback during the Crimean War.

Victorian illustration to download showing a portrait of John Stuart Mill (1806-73), philosopher, social theorist and political economist.